The SDK samples given below describe how to quickly make your application do extract pdf to text as stream with pdf extractor sdk in VB.NET with the help of ByteScout PDF Suite. Just copy and paste the code into your VB.NET application’s code and follow the instructions. Use of ByteScout PDF Suite in VB.NET is also described in the documentation included along with the product.
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Imports System.IO Imports Bytescout.PDFExtractor Class Program Friend Shared Sub Main(args As String()) ' Create Bytescout.PDFExtractor.TextExtractor instance Dim extractor As New TextExtractor() extractor.RegistrationName = "demo" extractor.RegistrationKey = "demo" ' Load sample PDF document extractor.LoadDocumentFromFile(".\sample1.pdf") ' Get page count Dim pageCount As Integer = extractor.GetPageCount() For i As Integer = 0 To pageCount - 1 ' Create new stream. You can use MemoryStream or any other System.IO.Stream inheritor. Dim stream As FileStream = New FileStream(".\page" + i.ToString() + ".txt", FileMode.Create) ' Save text from page to the file stream extractor.SavePageTextToStream(i, stream) ' Close stream stream.Dispose() Next ' Cleanup extractor.Dispose() ' Open result file in default associated application (for demo purposes) System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(".\page1.txt") End Sub End Class